当某人或某事 stare you in the face 的时候，比喻什么事情很明显，就在眼前。
- The detective realised soon that the solution to his case had been staring him in the face all along: the murderer was the butler!
- If we stay calm in a crisis we might find out that the way out of it is staring us in the face.
值得注意的是，另一个短语 stare someone down 的意思是施加压力，让他人让步或投降。
- I‘m a very persistent person and, even if they keep staring me down, I’ll never give up on joining their posh country club!